Sunday, March 11, 2007

Searching for the Perfect Search

OK, I just told you about TWERQ search. I've got another excellent way to search, but this one involves a small download. Come on, you aren't afraid of a little bitty download, are you? This one's worth it if you want to do some serious searches on the web or your desktop. This one's got some real muscle. I'm referring to Copernic Desktop Search.

Some Salient Features:

Find any file on your computer
  • Instantly find Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, HTML, Word Perfect, text, ZIP files.
  • Quickly locate emails or attachments from Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora and Mozilla Thunderbird.
  • Search for over 150 other types of files like MP3, JPG, WAV, MPEG.
  • Power your search with specific refining fields or advanced search operators.
Results and beyond
  • Instantly preview filtered matching results.
  • Easily find search keywords: auto-scroll to first occurrence and highlighted keyword.
  • Use dynamic word-find buttons to trace keywords in document previews.
  • Quickly find search keywords: auto-scroll to first occurrence and highlighted keywords.
  • Easily sort and group search results.
  • Act on result: open folders or files, open, reply or forward emails, etc.
Copernic’s usability expertise
  • Search the Web or your computer from the same lightweight, intuitive interface.
  • Use convenient toolbars: deskbar and browser toolbar.
  • Stay informed with RSS feeds delivered straight to your ticker (Internet Explorer browser only).
  • Speed up your access to Web and desktop searching with useful keyboard shortcuts.

Take control of your search experience
  • Choose file and email folders to index.
  • Control your computer resources usage when indexing documents.
  • Specify additional file types to index.
  • Benefit from automatic, unnoticed real-time indexing of new/updated files and emails.
  • Selectively suspend the indexing process when a laptop runs on battery power.
Click on the graphic below to investigate further.